Meet the team
Shefali Salwan, Co-Founder
Shefali has 25 years of experience in cross-cultural and global talent management, leadership development and assessments, and diversity and inclusion. She has coached and advised C-suite leaders in mid-size and large multinational companies through their on-the-ground leadership challenges in 45 countries on five continents. As head of the firm’s new flagship Value CoachingTM business unit, she will be responsible for mentoring the first generation of Value Coaches through their certification, building the CEO.works community of coaching practitioners, and continuing to invent new HR 3.0 models, methodologies and practices in partnership with the firm’s other co- founders.
Daniel Nickel, Senior Partner
Dan was a founding thought partner in the original conceptualization of CEO.works. His prior deep experiences as a CHRO in large public companies along with his substantial knowledge about private equity were important foundations in the establishment of our /decide framework. From those early beginnings, CEO.works has become a leading advisor in the space of CEO and senior executive selection within the private equity setting. These experiences have also been applied to the successful delivery of operating frameworks, primarily for private equity portfolio companies.
Heather Ogg, Director of Operations
As Director of Operations, Heather ensures organizational effectiveness of CEO.works through the development and implementation of organizational strategies, policies, and practices.
Michael Ogg, Director of Marketing and Brand
Michael’s role at CEO.works spans business and partnership development as well as thought leadership and marketing.
Dan Lee, Associate Partner
Dan manages the design and development of CEO.works' suite of tools and methodologies. With a primary focus in R&D, he also helps organize and execute client projects.
Dhaval Bhagat, Associate Partner
Dhaval’s main focus is organizing and executing client projects. He also supports the codification of CEO.works methodologies and ensures effective client implementations.
Trace Althans, Senior Manager
Trace brings over five years of product, business, and corporate development in the management consulting space to CEO.works. He is primarily aligned to managing the Value Coaching business, growing our community of certified Value Coaches addressing their hurdles and sharing best practices.
Tejaswi Jain, Senior Associate
Tejaswi supports the senior leadership of CEO.works in driving Advisory projects, IP creation and business development projects. Prior to CEO.works, Tejaswi worked with Deloitte in their Assurance and Risk Advisory practice focusing on the Investment Management industry. She is a licensed CPA and holds an MBA from Cornell University.
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